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10.12.2021

On Thursday, December 9, the European Commission unveiled its much-anticipated Action Plan on Social Economy (SEAP)   The Action Plan aims at creating a favourable ecosystem for social economy actors in Europe to thrive. It proposes key measures on accessing finance, visibility, regulatory frameworks and is organised around three main...
Cooperatives Europe amplifies SDG Watch Europe’s input on education & sustainability

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23.07.2021

At the end of last week, Cooperatives Europe endorsed the SDG Watch Europe input to the planned Council Recommendation on Education for environmental sustainability. The report comes as a response to the Commission’s public consultation and its planned commitments to mainstream environmental sustainability perspectives in education and training. As an SDG...
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10.06.2021

New EU budget on international development recognises the added value of cooperatives On the 9th of June, the European Parliament approved the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) – Global Europe,  concluding the tripartite negotiations between the European Commission, the Council and the European Parliament This instrument will...
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05.05.2021

Today, the European Commission published its updated new industrial strategy for Europe. Cooperatives Europe welcomes the update of the previous Communication (COM (2020) 102 final) adopted on 10 March 2020, taking into account the latest developments related to the pandemic. This 2021 industrial strategy for Europe proposes new measures...
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03.03.2021

#coops4dev releases its latest global research report, co-produced by all ICA regional offices with the support of the Co-operative College and input from the ICA Youth Network. A new thematic research publication “Young people and cooperatives: a perfect match?” is released today, presenting research and analysis based upon the direct input...
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19.02.2021

On 18th of February, the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Recovery and Resilience Facility entered into force, following its signature on 12th of February. Cooperatives Europe welcomes EU’s recovery plan, which will make €672,5 billion in grants and loans available for public investment...